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  1. Aided immigration to South Africa

    Hi I wonder if anyone has the book "Aided immigration from Britain to South Africa 1857 to 1867"by Esme Bull. I am trying to trace a Willaim James Barnes that left the UK as a child with his uncle Abe Barnes. William was born about 1854 (have no idea where!) after his father, who was a soldier was...

    Started by louisem‎, 24-07-2013 2:36 PM
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  2. "TRANSPORTED" Individuals

    So much success with this wonderful site I thought I would try this! These may be the family "skeletons" that nobody wants to find, but it intrigues me (perversely)...and for the record. I have already "smudged my copybook" with Aus relatives:innocent: Suggesting this mode of travel paid by...

    Started by esmotteram‎, 13-08-2016 6:52 PM
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  3. Question John Charles Kemp

    He emigrated to Canada from Ireland in 1914. He enlisted in the British Columbia Regiment and was killed on the Somme on 1/10/1916

    Started by Strongbow‎, 09-08-2016 9:33 AM
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  4. ALFRED BRINDLEY

    Searching Information on my uncle Alfred Brindley born 1906/1908 in Fulham London.He emigrated to Brisbane Australia in 1925 on the ship Jarvis Bay. He married and had a large family,(one son is named Kevin).Unable to find any info on who Alfred married,his children's names or when he died.Can...

    Started by YRUBWEN‎, 08-02-2010 10:27 PM
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  5. Martin Richardson - Ripon to Australia

    I am looking for Martin Richardson, born circa 1842 in Ripon, no birth registration or baptism found. He is on the census for 1851 with parents Henry and Mary. In 1861 he is in Killingworth as an apprentice Blacksmith. No sighting until 1877 when he appears on the passenger list of 'the...

    Started by MrsPoppy‎, 09-07-2016 1:56 PM
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  6. Frederick Bray

    Hi all I have just returned to this site after a couple of years,as i stopped investigating after spending too much money on various sites and not getting the right information.So now I am trying again I am looking for information on Frederick Bray born Pimlico about 1882 went to Canada about 1918...

    Started by trevboy‎, 30-05-2016 9:54 PM
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  7. Advice needed re America

    My g.g. grandfather had, as far as I have ever been able to ascertain, eight children. I have him, his wife and both their families (including siblings and their families) on all the census records and other various records. However, at the inquest into his death in 1877, he is described as...

    Started by carolchipp‎, 26-05-2016 12:01 PM
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  8. Prison hulk Dolphin

    Hi everyone My apologies if I have posted this in the wrong place and if I have I will thank the moderator in advance for moving it. I have just discovered that my ancestor Peter Alcock was sent to the prison hulk Dolphin before his transportation to Australia in 1830. I am aware of the details...

    Started by ginny‎, 23-01-2012 9:33 PM
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  9. Passenger lists to usa

    Any advice anyone? I have relatives who went to live in America in 1905 (though returned later), I have found passenger information for florence deaville and her daughter mary but not for her husband Richmond. He could have gone under a different name as we think he deserted from the Boar war,...

    Started by Debbiexx‎, 21-02-2016 2:07 AM
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    10-03-2016, 7:41 PM Go to last post
  10. George Henry Looper to Cape Town

    hi all please could anyone help as am not sure where to start looking. i am tracing my family tree. my grandmother told me a story when i was young, that her father (my great grandfather)went on a boat she waved him goodbye never to see him again.,hope i have the right family. On the UK...

    Started by sueiee‎, 01-12-2015 10:28 PM
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  11. Edward Bowmaker arr Cape Colony Sept 1858

    Hello - I have done much research on this man, my Great grandfather and I know (from the Ancestry 24 site) that he arrived in the Cape in September 1858. What I would love to know is the name of the ship he arrived on and any other detail. Also, my great granny, Elizabeth Lindsey travelled to...

    Started by Triff61‎, 28-10-2015 11:30 AM
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  12. Emigrating to New Zealand 1865

    I was wondering if there was anyone out there who could describe to me what the settlement around Lyttleton NZ would have been like in around 1865? My g.g aunt Elizabeth Anstead left London aged 22yrs on board the 'Tudor' arriving in Lyttleton, I do not know where she would have lived but she...

    Started by Helenlou‎, 02-05-2010 5:44 PM
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  13. Emmigration of Beryl Irene Philips

    I am searching for emmigration information of Beryl Irene Philips She was born in 1925 in the UK, married a Dutchman (Nicolaas Elizabeth de Jong) in 1945 and emmigrated from southhampton to jakarta in 1952 with her children. In 1956 she returned to the UK alone (?) I would like to know what...

    Started by summer2400‎, 18-08-2015 2:57 PM
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  14. Aliens Certificate of Arrival

    I have a couple of entries in the aliens certificates of arrivals for my ancestor Balthasar Dietz from Germany in 1848 I cant find out anything about these certificates. Why were they tear out forms given to the aliens? were they supposed to be carried? Did they have to report anywhere else...

    Started by Ed McKie‎, 09-07-2015 5:35 PM
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  15. ?arranged marriage & emigration???

    Shortly after the execution of Charles I my ancestor, Thomas Sprigg, came to the eastern shore of Virginia. When he got here (probably late in 1650) he had just turned 21. By March of 1651 he was married. His wife was a widow, Catherine Roper. Her late husband, William Roper, had been a major...

    Started by charlie64‎, 08-06-2015 10:43 PM
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  16. Emigration Confirmation

    Hi all, Could anyone with access to Ancestry's emigration records to USA from the UK please confirm that my ancestor and his family emigrated after the 1881 census: Frederick John Wale b.1848, Wife Mary b.1850 and daugyter Hannah Louisa Wale b.1881. Thank you.

    Started by Titanicfan‎, 20-01-2015 6:39 PM
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  17. Passenger list on the "Edward Oliver" to S.A.

    I'm after the passenger list of the "Edward Oliver" ship that went from Liverpool to Table Bay SA in 1858. In particular, I'm looking for any Edgeworth or any Jack family member.

    Started by John Kat‎, 03-01-2015 7:34 PM
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  18. Canada 1953

    I have a familiy member who emigrated to Canada 1953 they sailed from Southampton on the 29th April to Quebec how do I go about tracing them.

    Started by Maki2000‎, 20-05-2012 11:07 AM
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  19. William Cowling - who was he?

    On 2 Feb 1907 William Cowling, aged 30 (b c 1877), arrived in Liverpool on board "Campania" from New York. The passenger list gives no further clue to his identity. Is there any record of his embarkation in New York that might be more helpful? I am trying to trace a William George Cowling (born...

    Started by brentor boy‎, 27-10-2014 9:57 AM
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  20. LOCK - SHIPS RECORDS

    My father-in-law decided to see what Canada was like with a view to emigrating there in the 1950s. I have found a record of when he returned to England: Robert Lock, Birth 1921, Arrival 23 Oct 1952, Liverpool, England, Departure Montréal, Québec, Canada Other Montreal, but cannot find a record of...

    Started by daisynook‎, 29-08-2014 9:29 AM
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    29-08-2014, 9:48 AM Go to last post

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